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Maria Vincenza Laricchia 1837 ~ Reproduction Sampler Pattern by Hands Across the Sea Samplers

Maria Vincenza Laricchia 1837 ~ Reproduction Sampler Pattern by Hands Across the Sea Samplers

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Nicola has generously made this available for download now via our store.  The PDF will be emailed to you within 24 hours or you can choose the printed booklet to be posted

Thread Legend

Maria’s magnificent monochrome sampler has been reproduced with Soie 100.3 from Au Ver à Soie silks. We have provided conversions for Soie d’Alger and DMC. Estimated thread quantities for varying linen counts and the number of strands of thread used have been listed below.

1 strand of Soie 100.3 on 46ct linen ~ 523 x 4

1 strand of Soie d’Alger on 40 & 46ct linen ~ 2916 x 6

1 strand of Soie d’Alger on 36ct linen ~ 2916 x 7

2 strands of Soie d’Alger on 28ct linen ~ 2916 x 17

1 strand of DMC on 40ct linen ~ 347 x 5

2 strands of DMC on 36ct linen ~ 347 x 10

2 strands of DMC on 28ct linen ~ 347 x 13

Linen Sizes

The model was stitched on a beautiful uneven Italian linen, Legacy Linen’s 53/63ct Sycamore Seedpod. Some suggested alternatives would be Legacy Linen’s Victoria Sponge Cake in 30ct, Corn Tassel in 37ct, Foxtail Millett in 45ct linen.

The design area is 589 stitches (w) x 270 stitches (h). Our calculations have included a 3″ margin for finishing and framing.

28ct: Design: 42.07″ x 19.29″ Fabric: 48.07″ x 25.29″

32ct: Design: 36.81″ x 16.88″ Fabric: 42.81″ x 22.88″

36ct: Design: 32.72″ x 15.00″ Fabric: 38.72″ x 21.00″

40ct: Design: 29.45″ x 13.50″ Fabric: 35.45″ x 19.50″

46ct: Design: 25.61″ x 11.74″ Fabric: 31.61″ x 17.74″

56ct: Design: 21.04″ x 9.64″ Fabric: 27.04″ x 15.64″

53/63ct: Design: 22.23″ x 8.57″ Fabric: 28.23″ x 14.57″

We stock the Au Ver a Soie 100.3 & D'alger silks (building stock levels) and Legacy Linens.  If you'd like to kit the design please contact me on and we can discuss your preferences.  

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